The New Upstate Cancer Center

The New Upstate Cancer Center

For your convenience during the construction of Upstate's new Cancer Center, we offer ambassadors services to guide you to your appointment as well as provide wheelchair transportation, to and from the second floor of Upstate's attached garage.

Meet Our Team

Medical Director

Sheila Lemke, MD

Sheila Lemke, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine


Sam Benjamin, MD

Sam Benjamin, MD
Appointed 08/01/11
Women's Health Network
2275 Regional Oncology Center
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Hematology and Oncology
  • Medicine - Community Campus: Oncology
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Medical Oncology
  • Women's Health Network: Breast Care

Clinic/Unit

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Manitoba, Canada, 2011, Medical Oncology
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2009, Internal Medicine
  • MD: Masaryk's University, Brno, Czech Republic, 2002

Clinical Trials

  • Alliance A031201-Phase III Trial of Enzalutamide (NSC# 766085) Versus Enzalutamide, Abiraterone and Prednisone for Castration Resistant Metastatic Prostate Cancer
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  • Alliance A031203: Randomized Phase II Study Comparing Cabozantinib (NSC #761968 and IND #116059) With Commercially Supplied Sunitinib in Patients With Previously Untreated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
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  • SWOG S0931 EVEREST: EVErolimus for Renal Cancer Ensuing Surgical Therapy, A Phase III Study
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Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Advanced Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urologic Cancers

Treats

  • Adults

Treatments/Services

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Evaluation and Treatment Plan
  • Chemotherapy
  • Intravenous Therapy for Osteoporosis
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Paracentesis
  • Vaccine Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/benjamis
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/benjamis

Genetic Counselors